Mussar for Moderns
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Mussar for Moderns - Introduction Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #1: There Must Be a Way Issues such as guilt, humility, and commitment, which our sources take for granted, are openly questioned by society at large. How are we to find relevance in these concepts without denying our modernity? Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Sicha #2: Olam Ha-zeh, Olam Ha-ba - This World and the Next The first topic we will explore is one which I think most people take for granted, and do not take the trouble to scrutinize seriously. This notwithstanding, the fact is that our attitude on this issue can have considerable impact on our efforts to live according to the Torah, certainly from the vantage point of Mussar. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Sicha #3: Olam Ha-zeh, Olam Ha-ba: This World and the Next (2) After examining contradicting methods, one comes to a conclusion that they can't all be used. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Sicha #4: Anava, Part 1 - The Humility Dilemma Anava (humility) is one of the most important Middot. Is there such a thing as too much Anava? Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Sicha #5: Anava (Humility), Part 2 Low self-esteem can be bad and destructive, as can be seen in the case of Shaul, the king of Israel. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Sicha #6: Mussar and "Normalcy" Should we strive for spiritual harmony, or for conflict and tension? Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #7: Mussar and "Normalcy" (Part 2) Sometimes it seems as though there is a contradiction between Torah and the modern life. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #8: Mussar and "Normalcy" (Part 3) Practically, there is great tension between Mussar and modern life. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #9: The Dynamics of Growth (1) Modern life ensures war against Mussar on two fronts. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #10 :Dynamics of Growth (Part 2) The modern world doesn't believe in the good nature of people. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #11: Rav Yisrael Salanter's Technique (Part 1) A survey of practical mussar techniques to turn intellectual effort into experiential impact. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #12: Rav Yisrael Salanter's Technique (Part 2) Can a person force himself to think and feel in a certain way? Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #13: The Depth of Mind Some methods consider the mind as the gate to personal growth. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #14: Ethical Ascent Through Prayer (Part 1) Rabbi Nachman holds that a person cannot improve by himself. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #15: Ethical Ascent Through Prayer (Part 2) According to Rabbi Nachman, prayer is an important part of spiritual growth. Mussar for Moderns
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #16: Summing Up... How should a person keep learning Mussar and continue to grow? Mussar for Moderns